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Feb
February 24, 1979: Disaster at the No. 26

February 24, 1979: Disaster at the No. 26

 
It gets lost in the shadow of the Westray Mine Disaster, but no one should ever forget when tragedy struck nearly 40 years ago in the early morning hours of February 24, 1979.
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04
Feb
RIP Wray Hart, Mayor of Spring Garden Road

RIP Wray Hart, Mayor of Spring Garden Road

The senseless and harrowing death of Wray Hart, 63, doesn’t disturb me. It sickens me.
It sickens me that Halifax has so needlessly lost a Spring Garden Road institution.
It sickens me that Wray Hart, the man I have no hesitation calling the Mayor of Spring Garden, was pulzerived, pinned under an out-of-control motor vehicle. D.O.A.

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04
Feb

Frankland Prediction of the Week: Jamie Baillie won’t be the last...

It was about this time of year, eight years ago, in 2010, when news of the Nova Scotia MLA Expense Looting Scandal broke due to the fine work of former Auditor General Jacques Lapointe.

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04
Feb
‘Good morning, welcome to  Information Morning for Friday the 26th of January, I’m Don Connolly...’

‘Good morning, welcome to Information Morning for Friday the 26th of January, I’m Don Connolly...’

With those words the Don Connolly Lovefest began. It ran for two hours and 37 minutes.
Proof, yet again, that members of the electronic media cannot escape the cult of celebrity.
That said, after 42 years at Halifax’s Radio One Information Morning, most of them as lead host, Connolly deserved some variety of send-off.

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04
Feb
Will it be Portia or Norma Lee?

Will it be Portia or Norma Lee?

Chebucto Road bookies are again putting their money on Digby native Portia Clark to return to her home province to take over from Don Connolly.
As a black female she fits far-reaching CBC criteria: she is a visible minority.

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